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very emotional moment for us from the lgbt community. thank you, mayor lee and all it's so many people who have made it possible for us to be here. we heard about harvey milk who gave his life in this building. i'm glad it was recognized. the reality is the first time the highest court in the land is recognizing our rights. that's something that's never happened in the whole history of mississippi my country. me and my partner says we are people that have dignity and
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respected that's a what this means (clapping) and i know that mayor newsom or governer likes the word extra ordinary but the country is sending a message because lgbt community that their rights were not ongoing by now they have to pay attention. we're now going to end with marriage equality there has to be equality for all of us
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including our transgender brothers and sisters. we're not leaving anyone behind this is only the beginning. thank you so much let's keep fighting. (clapping) >> his leadership has been extraordinary not only in his district it's going to be the site of a tremendous celebration this evening so have fun but really citywide and really statewide seeing as a tremendous leader supervisor scott wiener
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(clapping). >> thank you. thank you although the voters are annoy my - i want to thank my former boss city attorney dennis herrera. i remember back almost a decade ago from the very first moment he was there for our community along with our lieutenant governer and dennis thank you for your leadership >> i've had the honor of coming into this building and for those of you coming here there's a lot of marriages that are constantly happening here. and for the last few years everyone is happy they're getting married but it's a
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constant reminded there's no gay people getting married but today those married are going to get a little bit more diverse so thank you (clapping) and on a little bit more personal note a gay man in the 1980s when thing weren't great it was a time of fear when we had a president who won't say the words aids or hiv. this community is so damn resilient we fought and move forward and we did it again here we have more challenges to come but we're going to beat every
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single challenge. so congratulations everyone (clapping) >> there are so. other leaders and elected leaders but many of them are in the crowd and standing behind me if you see them spot them and go up to them and tell me thank you. so very quickly i want to acknowledge assembly member bill and city treasurer (clapping) >> our assessor carmen chu.
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supervisor mike farrell (clapping) supervisor ms. cowen (clapping) supervisor london breed. supervisor kathy changing and supervisor jane kim (clapping) our fire chief joanne hayes (clapping) our police chief greg sir, (clapping) and i just as a personal note you know your living in the right city with a fire chief and
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the police chief show up (clapping) our city administrator who is going to have a very big job ahead in the coming weeks. joanne kelly and commissioners andrea and tom nolan and michael (clapping) and i want to close that i under scoring the point. we're going to celebrate today like you can't believe. and we're going to have a hell of a time. and it's going to be one amazing fing pride weekend
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(clapping) and we deserve it. we've worked hard for that. all of you made it possible so every tough conversation you had with your family and i'm not coming home unless you let me bring my boyfriend but remember every one of us came from somewhere where there's no protections even in the face of those ruling. so there's many of our lgbt partners are watching with a - their day to day life in 37
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states is not going to change so our commitment has to be look what we're doing here and we're going to help you where you live. we're not going to leave anyone behind. have a great day. have a great weekend
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